Premier's Active April 2018

Get up and get active this Active April

Together with the Victorian Government, Manningham is urging residents to take part in this year’s Premiers Active April program.

As part of its ongoing commitment to increase participation in physical activity, the Premier’s Active April program encourages all Victorians to commit to at least 30 minutes of physical activity per day this April.

We are planning a range of activities throughout the month of April and invite you to sign up and get active. 

As a participant, you can log your daily activity oin the mobile or web app and chart your progress throughout the month.
Plus, you can create and join teams, compare the progress of team members and win awesome prizes!

Register today activeapril.vic.gov.au

Active April Events in Manningham

To view all events around Victoria, visit Premiers Active April's event calendar. Manningham's events are listed below.

Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre in Lower Templestowe are also offering free passes to activities and events during April.

VitaStrength
Date: Monday 2 April, Monday 9 April , Monday 16 April, Monday 23 April and 30 April 2018
Time: 12.00pm to 1.00pm

VitaStrength is a comprehensive exercise program for older adults (50+) which incorporates functional movements, strength training, aerobic fitness, balance and agility training.
Bookings essential : k1sportgroup@gmail.com  or call  9858 3878 or 0419 545 083

Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre

Date: Tuesday 3 April to 30 April 2018
Time: Various - please refer to the timetable

Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre in Lower Templestowe is offering additional activities and events during the month of April.
For more information: call 9848 0000 or email aquarena@ymca.org.au

MiiBody Women's Health Club
Date: Monday 2 April 2018
Time: 7.30pm to 8.15pm

A high intensity mix of functional strength exercises on timed intervals designed to break out a sweat!
Bookings essential: studio@milbody.com.au or call 9855 8307

Next Generation
Date: Tuesday 3 April, Tuesday 10 April, Tuesday 17 April and Tuesday 24 April 2018
Time: 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Next Generation Training provides age appropriate exercise programs that engage youth in a dynamic & motivatiing environment.
Class suitable for children aged 11-16 of any fitness level.
Bookings essential: K1sportgroup@gmail.com or call  9858 3878

Social Table Tennis

Date: Every Tuesday 3 April to 24 April 2018
Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Manningham Table Tennis Club is hosting a wide range of activities to encourage people of all ages and abilities to get involved and have some fun playing social table tennis.These activities will be hosted in a welcoming and inclusive environment.
No bookings required
Further information:
manninghamtt@gmail.com

UrbanFit
Date: Thursday 5 April, Thursday 12 April, Thursday 19 April and Thursday 26 April 2018
Time: 10.00am to 11.00am

UrbanFit is a circuit training class that challenges the whole body. Combination of cardio, strength, plyometrics & core training using a variety of equipment to ensure an intense workout. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Bookings essential: K1sportgroup@gmail.com or call  9858 3878

Outdoor Yoga in Warrandyte
Dates: Tuesday 10 April, Tuesday 17 April and Tuesday 24 April 2018
Time: 9.45am to 10.30am

Join us for a free beginner yoga class.
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MiiBody Women's Health Club
Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018
Time: 6.00am-7.00am

Cardio/Strength/Endurance - The name says it all! A fun class, building all the important elements within!
Bookings essential: studio@milbody.com.au or call 9855 8307

Lawn Bowls at Templestowe Bowling Club
Date: Thursday 12 April and Sunday 22 April 2018
Time: 12.00pm to 4.00pm

Lawn bowls is an all inclusive activity for all ages and abilities. It's easy to learn and most rewarding on many levels. All equipment and instruction is free and all that is required is flat soled shoes or bare feet to protect our championship natural grass green.
For more information: call 9846 1978 or email templestowebc@aapt.net.au

Junior Ranger Program
Date: Friday 13 April 2018
Time: 9.45am to12.00pm

Join us for a bug finding adventure and nature play activity at Currawong Bush Park.
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MiiBody Women's Health Club
Date: Tuesday 17 April 2018
Time: 5:30pm-6.30pm

TRX - Bodyweight Strength - Learn how to use your body-weight to create resistance and have some fun at the same time! Suitable all ages and abilities
Bookings essential: studio@milbody.com.au or call 9855 8307

Raj Yoga/Pilates Combo class
Date: Tuesday 17 April and Tuesday 24 April 2018
Time: 8.25am to 9.25am 

A balanced approach to exercise, this class combines the gentle, full stretches of yoga with the core-strengthening and postural improvement of Pilates. Learn effective methods to improve strength whilst retaining flexibility. The Conscious Relaxation techniques included allow release of tension, protecting both the body and mind against stress.  Bring along your own yoga mat. (Not suitable for those with neck injuries or during pregnancy).
Bookings essential: Call Sandra 9850 3687

Netball is Catching - Try Netball Day
Date: Tuesday 17 April 2018
Venue: Templestowe Leisure Centre outdoor courts (enter via Anderson Street, Parker Street or Milne Street)
Train with club coaches and teams in the following age groups. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for outdoor activity.

  •  Prep to Grade 3 (NetSetGo), 9 and under,11 and under, 13 and under
    Time: 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • 15 and under, 17 and under, and Adults wishing to find out  more about netball
    Time: 5.30pm to 7pm
    Register your interest: donvalenetballclub@yahoo.com.au
Ajani Active - Exercise Gently with Weights
Date: Wednesday 18 April 2018,
Time: 9.00am to 10.00am

Taught by a qualified fitness instructor, this is a safe and easy exercise program. No jumping or jogging, only stretching and balancing and light weights. A fun and enjoyable way to exercise.
Bookings essential: Call Sandra 9850 3687

Ajani Active - Easy Older Adults
Date: Wednesday 18 April 2018
Time: 10.00am to 11.00am

An all-in-one fitness class covering the key area of strength training, cardio, flexibility and balance with a special emphasis on falls prevention. This class is modified to meet the needs of participants wishing to move at a slower pace.
Bookings essential: Call Sandra 9850 3687

MiiBody Women's Health Club
Date: Tuesday 16 April 2018
Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Core Strength/Stretching - Guided by our in house physio trainer, dig deep, activate, reduce stiffness and restore movement!
Bookings essential: studio@milbody.com.au or call 9855 8307

Fun and Fitness

Date: Wednesday 18 April 2018
Time: 9.30am to 11.00am
Location: Zerbes Reserve Scout Hill - Saxonwood Drive Doncaster East

Active low impact movement to music for all fitness levels.Incorporates cardio, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination in a fun social group.
Further information: Call Margaret 0416 087 206 or email mlvanrees@yahoo.com

Outdoor Exercise at Jenkins Park
Date: Wednesday 18 April , Friday 20 April, Friday 27 April  and Monday 30 April 2018
Time:10.00am to 10.45am

An outdoor exercise classes led a personal trainer.
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Nia Dance
Date: Saturday 14 April, Wednesday 18 April and Saturday 21 April 2018
Time:10.30am to 11.30am

Whether you’re looking to get fit, strengthen your body, feel good or cultivate awareness, Nia is the practice for you. Blending Music, Movement and Mindfulness, Nia promotes fitness,mental health, self-healing, creativity, and balance. Nia combines a unique mix of martial arts, dance arts and healing arts.
Bookings essential: Call Angela 0411 033 037  or email angpal@bigpond.com

Walk it Up on the Mullum Mullum Trail
Date: Thursday 19 April 2018
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm

Join us for a choice of two community bushwalks.
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Nia Dance
Date: Friday 13 April and Friday 20 April 2018
Time: 9.30am to 10.30am

Whether you’re looking to get fit, strengthen your body, feel good or cultivate awareness, Nia is the practice for you. Blending Music, Movement and Mindfulness, Nia promotes fitness, mental health, self-healing, creativity, and balance. Nia combines a unique mix of martial arts, dance arts and healing arts.
Bookings essential: Call Angela 0411 033 037 or email angpal@bigpond.com

Practical Gardening with Jason Cardwell
Date: Monday 23 April and Monday 30 April 2018
Time:10.00am to 12.00pm

This gardening workshop will introduce participants to the basics of growing their own successful vegie garden.Learn the basics of building garden beds,soil preparation, organic pest control, companion planting and garden maintenance. Participants will get active by planting seedlings in pre-prepared garden beds and then planting seeds in seed raising trays. Bring your own gardening gloves and hat and wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes that completely cover your feet. Suncreen and water will be provided.
Bookings essential: Call Sandra 9850 3687

Walk of Art
Date: Monday 23 April 2018
Time:10.15am to 11.00am

Learn about the public artworks on display around Doncaster Hill.
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Active April Colour Logo
Run by the Victorian Government as part of its ongoing commitment to boost participation in physical activity, Premier’s Active April encourages all Victorians to commit to doing 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April. It’s free, it’s fun and it’s part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to get more people active and healthy.

Anyone can participate in Active April – friends, students, families, workmates or individuals, register now.

 

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